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La Veillée

Thursdays at 7:45 PM

Episode 116 - La Relève: La Nouvelle Génération de Musique Louisianaise

The majority of native speakers of Louisiana French are seniors, and some think this reality could endanger the language’s survival. In Lafayette and its surrounding communities, there is hope in the new generation of young musicians, who not only sing in French but try to live the language and culture daily to keep it alive for future generations.

About La Veillée

La Veillée is a 15-minute weekly French news magazine produced by Télé-Louisiane with LPB. It's the first television program produced entirely in Louisiana French and aired throughout the state in 30 years.

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